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Alliance Truck Parts Offers New RSD Brake Drum

Alliance Truck Parts, one of the leading all-makes parts brands in the commercial transportation industry, has expanded its brake line to include a new Alliance 16.5” x 5” Reduced Stopping Distance (RSD) steer axle brake drum for vehicles up to and including 14,700lb gross axle weight rating.

Unlike many other brake drums, the new Alliance RSD drums are cast and machined in the United States to meet high quality standards, ensure maximum safety, and achieve high performance and durability standards. The brake drums are machined for a durable and superior brake surface that prevents “shoe slap” and vibration. They are FMVSS 121- compliant and meet or exceed current OE and SAE standards.

“We’re proud of this new Alliance RSD brake drum offering, which is the perfect option for newer truck models,” said Wayne Turner, aftermarket product marketing manager for Daimler Trucks North America. “Many customers and dealers have requested an Alliance RSD option that is made in the United States. This addition to our brake drum line will provide our customers a durable, American-made brake drum at a great price.”

Alliance brake drums are backed by a 1-year/unlimited-mile, nationwide warranty serviceable at more than 800 locations, including Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses dealerships in the U.S. and Canada, and Travel Centers of America and Petro locations nationwide.